• Bassma Al Jandaly, Editor In Chief

Wedding party hosts, guests referred to Emergency Prosecution for breaking anti-COVID-19 rules

The Abu Dhabi Police have referred three persons to the Emergency, Crisis and Disasters Prosecution for hosting a wedding reception at their house in violation of the Attorney General's Resolution No. 38 for 2020 on enforcement of list of fines and penalties regarding the precautionary measures to stem the spread of coronavirus, COVID-19.

The groom, his father and the bride’s father have all been referred to the Prosecution while legal action is being taken against all those who attended the ceremony.

The list includes AED10,000 fine for whoever invites or organises gatherings, meetings, private and public celebrations or being present in groups at public places or private farms.

Attending guests will also be slapped with a fine of AED5,000.

The Abu Dhabi Police urged the general public to comply with the Attorney-General’s resolutions regarding social distancing and family gatherings and adhere to preventive measures and safety instructions that look to contain the spread of the virus.

Abu Dhabi police called on the need to adhere to the decisions of the Attorney General to ′′ social distancing ′′ and to stay away from ′′ family gatherings ′′ and to comply with preventive instructions to avoid the spread of coronavirus infection, emphasizing the importance of taking into account all safety measures.

She appealed to the public to cooperate in reporting any gatherings or infringements of instructions issued by official authorities and quickly contact (safety service) on free 8002626 Text 2828 or email Aman@adpolice.gov.ae, to keep all members of the community safe.

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